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"Was there another Troy for her to burn?"

Why, what could she have done being what she is?
Was there another Troy for her to burn?

–from W.B. Yeats, No Second Troy

Don’t you know that…

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FREE Glade Warmers, $0.50 Candles, & More Glade Deals

I hate to be the one to bring it up, but Christmas is just around the corner. It is an expensive time of year, but if you plan ahead, the impact on your wallet can be greatly reduced. 128 more words

Silent Night

In some circle of reality
you may notice a part
of being connected
and wanting release.

To take a small chance
at being yourself
keep close to silence
in a candle lit moon.

Yankee Candle – Candy Cane Lane

I’ve been burning this in candle form for the past few days in my room and honestly I think this smells amazing.

I’ve had four of the candles sitting around curing for the past couple of weeks, I never used to do this but I heard that it’s good for wax melts to cure for at least a week before you melt them so the smell can mature and become more fragrant over time. 133 more words


DIY recycle candle holders

I love using beautiful candles (now prefer soy wax ones, as you might have noticed), however, I do not like throwing out the glass holders. I am not too good at making my own candles, so I had to come up with something else to use them for, and I did. 118 more words



Written for:  Carpe Diem #1062, Candles

one candle
gives its light to another –
spring evening

© Yosa Buson (Tr. Chèvrefeuille)

lighting a candle
the moon slips away… 73 more words

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